Donie Carroll

... the man and his music.


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The Irish trad musician helping orphans in the slums of Bangkok.

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For the month of March (also known as Irish American Heritage Month) IrishCentral is tapping into the heartbeat of the Irish American community. The Unsung Heroes series features inspiring individuals from across the US who do extraordinary work in their communities and respective fields. From advocates to artists, from local legends to dedicated educators; from a high scho...

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The Irish Examiner - Donie Carroll Makes A Wonderful "Divil Of A Noise"

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Donie Carroll Makes A Wonderful "Divil Of A Noise"


Cork man Donie Carroll

By Gwen Orel

I dare you not to sing along with Cork man Donie Carroll's second CD, "Divil of a Noise."

The 11 tracks include rousing music hall numbers, like "The Army of Today's All Right," which is actually a comic Irish answer to the British World War I recruiting number, as well as lovely parlor songs like the Victorian "Love's Old Sweet Song."

It is even better than Donie'...

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Joanie Maddens Folk N' Irish Cruise 2014

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Join myself and a host of wonderful world class talents for Joanie Maddens Folk N' Irish Cruise.

Cork v Tipperary 1960 NHL Final

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This was at the old Cork Athletic grounds where the first thing you would take notice of on the way over from Douglas would be the sound of the Dunne Brothers, Mickey and Christy. I remember Christy had a little bag hanging from the neck of the banjo and i used to love dropping in the penny that i got from my dad. Don't know how that stand held up all those people i think its quite possible that these were people who just hadn't the money to get in. Us kids of course would duck under the tur...

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